Tag: PREFORMA

Article about PREFORMA published in Archival Science

The article “Digital curation and quality standards for memory institutions: PREFORMA research project” has just been published in the Archive Science Journal – S.I. Digital Curation – and it is available as ‘Online First’ on SpringerLink. Continue reading


Second EC concertation meeting for ongoing PCP projects

Antonella Fresa, Technical Coordinator of PREFORMA, attended the second concertation meeting for on-going PCP projects in DG Connect, organised by the European Commission in Brussels on the 5th of March 2015. Presentations and minutes of the meeting are now available for download. Continue reading


MoU between PREFORMA and Europeana Creative

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the two projects to enable and promote greater re-use of cultural heritage resources by creative industries, starting from the open source tools developed in the framework of PREFORMA PCP and of Europeana Creative. Continue reading


Joint cooperation between PREFORMA and APARSEN

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the two EU funded projects to look for new possibilities and funding to exploit the results of the two projects in joint initiatives, at European and national level, around the theme of digital preservation. Continue reading


Kick-off of the Swedish Working Group

15 archivists met on 15th of December 2015 at the City Archives of Uppsala for the first preparatory meeting of the PREFORMA Working Group in Sweden. They participated actively, reporting issues in producing correct PDF/A files & offering test files. Continue reading


PREFORMA presented to SMEs and creative industries in Greece

Thanks to the Greek Film Centre, the first results of the PREFORMA project are being widely disseminated in Greece, highlighting in particular the opportunities offered by the project to the SMEs and to the cultural and creative industries. Continue reading


PREFORMA at the RICHES International Conference

PREFORMA poster and roll-up banner ware displayed in the poster session of the first international conference of RICHES project and booklets were distributed to the over 100 attendees. Continue reading


New MoU signed between PREFORMA and NCDD

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the two projects for the promotion and presentation of the respective results aimed to foster access, preservation and usability in the long term of digital cultural and scientific information to support research, culture and society. Continue reading


Results of the PREFORMA CfT published!

Here are the names of the suppliers who have been awarded a contract with PREFORMA to develop an open-source toolset for conformance checking of digital files (texts, images and AV), intended for long-term preservation in memory institutions. Continue reading


PREFORMA presented at ICA 2014 Conference in Girona

PREFORMA was presented to the almost 1000 attendees in one of the parallel sessions in the afternoon of Monday 13th of October by Antonella Fresa, Technical Coordinator, and Peter Pharow, Responsible of the first design phase. Continue reading